Re: argument for deprecating BLOCKQUOTE in canonical HTML/XHTML

Robert Brodrecht wrote:
> Anne van Kesteren said:
>> On Wed, 04 Apr 2007 22:05:22 +0200, Robert Brodrecht <>
>>   wrote:
>> These two elements are unusual for HTML in that they may
>> serve as either block-level or inline elements (but not both).
>> They may contain one or more words within a paragraph or
>> contain one or more block-level elements such as
>> paragraphs, lists and tables.
> That's an odd duck.  I wonder if a <quote> would have the same styling
> issues you've had, Anne.

It would be worse. <ins> and <del> have simple default styles that work 
both inline and across blocks. I wouldn't know how to do something 
similar for <quote>.


Received on Wednesday, 4 April 2007 22:06:43 UTC